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Page 186 - Webster's Dictionary of the English Language, Exhibiting the Origin, Orthography, Pronunciation, and Definitions of Words. Abridged from the Quarto Edition of the Author. To which are added a Synopsis of Words differently Pronounced by different Orthoepists ; and Walker's Key to the Classical Pronunciation of Greek, Latin, and Scripture Proper Names.
Page 165 - I shall to another world, and thou shalt be left alone in all my wealth. I pray thee (for thou art my dear child), strive to be a father and a lord to thy people. Be thou the children's father, and the widow's friend. Comfort thou the poor, and shelter the weak ; and with all thy might, right that which is wrong.
Page 184 - The Illustrated Book of Scottish Songs, From the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth Century. With numerous Illustrations. Picturesque Sketches of London, Past and Present. By THOMAS MILLER, Author of the ''History of the Anglo-Saxons," úc. &c. Madame Pfeiffer's Visit to Iceland and the ScanDINAVIAN NORTH. Companion Volume to" A Woman's Journey Round the World.
Page 108 - He took shelter in a swain's house, and also him. 67a- and his evil wife diligently served. It happened that on one day the swain's wife heated her oven, and the king sat by it warming himself by the fire. She knew not then that he was the king. Then the evil woman was excited, and spoke to the king with an angry mind : ' Turn thou those loaves, that they burn not ; for I see daily that thou art a great eater.
Page 185 - Nineveh and its Palaces. The Discoveries of Botta and Layard applied to the Elucidation of Holy Writ.
Page 186 - WEBSTER'S DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE ; Exhibiting the Origin, Orthography, Pronunciation, and Definition of Words; comprising also a Synopsis of Words variously Pronounced by different Orthoepists, and Walker's Key to the Classical Pronunciation of Greek, Latin, and Scripture Proper Names. A New Edition, revised and enlarged, by CA Goodrich, Professor in Yale College. "With the addition of a Vocabulary of Modern Geographical Names, and their Pronunciation. The new words that have been added...
Page 186 - English Forests and Forest Trees. Being an Account, Legendary, Historical, and Descriptive, of the Forests and Trees of England, and the Associations and Events connected with them. Profusely Illustrated.
Page 186 - THE THREE COLONIES OF AUSTRALIA: New South Wales, Victoria, and South Australia : their Pastures, Copper Mines, and Gold Fields. By SAMUEL SIDNEY, Author of " The Australian Handbook," &c., with numerous authentic Engravings.
Page 184 - MADAME PFEIFFER'S VISIT TO THE HOLY LAND, EGYPT, AND ITALY. Uniform with " A Woman's Journey Round the World," and